One Man´s Jazz – Best of 2016


By Maurice Hogue

 

are my choices for my favourite releases of 2016. It was a very good year. You’ll also see a second list of very worthy recordings. These came about after listening to 500+ recordings from 29 different countries and too many artists to count (well, I could but the music is what counts.) I hope you find (or have found) some music you like.

Adam O’Farrill’s Stranger Days * Stranger Days (Sunnyside) USA
BassDrumBone * The Long Road (Auricle) USA
Christoph Irniger Pilgrim * Big Wheel (Intakt) Switzerland
Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society * Real Enemies (New Amsterdam) Canada
Dinamitri Jazz Folklore * Live In Sant’ Anna Arresi 2013 (Rudi) Italy
Henry Threadgill Ensemble Double Up * Old Locks And Irregular Verbs (Pi Recordings) USA
Imuzzic Grand Ensemble * Over The Hills (IMR) France
Mark Dresser Seven * Sedimental You (Clean Feed) USA
Mary Halvorson Octet * Away With You (Firehouse 12) USA
Michel Pilz & Jean-Noel Cognard * Ressuage (Jazzhausmusik) Luxembourg/France
Mike Baggetta * Spectre (Fresh Sound New Talent) USA
Moonbow * Moonbow (Ilk) Denmark
Nick Fraser Quartet * Starer (Indie) Canada
Ralph Alessi Quartet * Quiver (ECM) USA
Steve Lehman * Sélébéyone (Pi Recordings) USA
Wadada Leo Smith * America’s National Parks (Cuneiform) USA

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